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Food

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Any type of food is off-limits, no matter how soft it may be. The same is true of any leftover pieces, shells, bones or grounds that you want to get rid of. These belong in neither your pipes nor your garbage disposal. Throw them in the garbage bin or compost.

Or follow these 5 tips to cut down on food waste. 

Gum

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Water does nothing to get rid of gum, so it tends to stick around – literally. You don’t want that in your pipes!

Hair

Hair
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If you’re fishing hairballs from your sink or tub, don’t dump them in the toilet: That’s just moving the clog from one part of your plumbing to another. Throw it away instead.

Find out which 14 things feng shui experts want you to throw away right now.

Pills

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TV makes flushing pills look dramatic and effective, but it’s a horrible idea. If you have pills past expiration or just don’t want them in your house, find a local medicine take-back program or grind them up and throw them away on bin day. Otherwise, those potent chemicals will get into sewer systems and even groundwater, where they can do untold damage. And don’t even think about putting them down the sink instead.

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